rókur

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hrókr, from Proto-Germanic *hroka-, *hrokaz (‘rook’), from Proto-Indo-European *kerk-, *krek-, *krok- (‘to crow, caw, croak’)

Noun[edit]

rókur m (genitive singular róks, plural rókar)

  1. jackdaw (Coloeus monedula)
Declension[edit]
m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rókur rókurin rókar rókarnir
Accusative rók rókin rókar rókarnar
Dative róki rókinum rókum rókunum
Genitive róks róksins róka rókanna

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Old Norse hrókr, from French roc, from Latin roccus, from Persian رخ (rukh), from Middle Persian lhw' (rox, rook, castle (chess)).

Noun[edit]

rókur m (genitive singular róks, plural rókar)

  1. (chess) rook, castle
Declension[edit]
m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative rókur rókurin rókar rókarnir
Accusative rók rókin rókar rókarnar
Dative róki rókinum rókum rókunum
Genitive róks róksins róka rókanna